One dead, twenty one injured in Bihar train accident
Bihar, October 08 (ANI):One person died and 21 others were injured when the Amritsar-Katihar Amrapali Express derailed in Khagaria district of Bihar on Wednesday. The actual cause of the train mishap is not yet known, but the officials attribute to damage in tracks because of heavy rains.
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US ambassador to India meets Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee
Kolkata, October 14 (ANI): US Ambassador to India, Timothy Roemer, on his maiden two-day visit met West Bengal chief Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Tuesday. Roemer who met the Chief Minister at the state secretariat in Kolkata termed the meeting as 'very productive.'
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Maoists continue to block education in Jharkhand
Jharkhand, October 19(ANI): Suspected Maoists damaged scores of school buildings in Jharkhand, badly affecting spread of education in the backward state. The teachers however said that although the authorities had made alternative arrangements, but they fail to encourage children.
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Geelani calls for a two-day strike to mark PM Sonia visit
Srinagar, October 25 (ANI): Kashmir's separatist outfit, the Hurriyat Conference faction led by hardliner Syed Ali Shah Geelani, has called for a two-day strike from October 27 to mark the visit of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and chief of Congress party, Sonia Gandhi to the state. Singh and Sonia Gandhi are expected to inaugurate a 12-kilometer railway line linking Islamabad and Qazigund, both in Indian Kashmir, on October 28.
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Amrita Rao walks for Suneet's collection at WLIFW
New Delhi,October 28 (ANI):Ace designer Suneet Varma showcased his exclusive collection on the forth day of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week in New Delhi.Titled as The life of a Swan-Swan lake Varma's Spring Summer 10 was inspired from the music and dance of the classical love ballet.Adding the star quotient to the evening was the showstopper Amrita Rao,looked gorgeous in a pink and silver net sari teamed with a silver strappy blouse.
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Myanmarese protest against Chinese gas pipeline construction
New Delhi,October 28 (ANI):Myanmar nationals living in India staged a protest on Wednesday in New Delhi.They were demanding China to suspend the construction of a 1000-kilometre-long pipeline in their country that is aimed to ship oil and gas from Shwe gas fields in western Myanmar to China's Yunnan province.The protestors later handed a letter to the Chinese consulate in New Delhi addressed to President Hu Jintao,calling for the suspension of the project.
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Katrina Kaif refuses to wish Aishwarya Rai on her b’day
New Delhi, November 02 (ANI): She may look like an innocent beauty. But, when it comes to proving her loyalty to boyfriend Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif doesn't mind to ruffle a few feathers in the bargain. Katrina Kaif recently refused to wish Aishwarya Rai Bachchan on her birthday since the actress is Salman's ex-girlfriend.
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Christian's protest against non-extension of low caste status
New Delhi,November 18 (ANI): Prominent leaders of various political parties participated in a rally called by National Council of Dalit Christians (NCDC) to protest against non-extension of low Caste status to their community,in New Delhi on Wednesday.Hundreds of protestors converged on the city center Jantar Mantar carrying placards demanding low Caste status.
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Modi flaunts his new look on his visit to Sabarmati Riverfront
Ahmedabad, November 20 (ANI): Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi wore a sporty look as he carried out a check on the progress of Sabarmati River Front Development Project in Ahmedabad on Thursday.The chief minister posed for cameras on the banks of Sabarmati River as his ministers and bureaucrats looked on.This is something that Modi rarely does,perhaps another makeover,taking a shot at cowboy image.
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Dilip Chhabria redesigns Tata Nano, comes up with Hot Nano
Pune,November 25 (ANI):After lending his designs to some of the costliest cars like a 25-foot Limousine,auto guru Dilip Chhabria has come up with a new design of world's smallest and cheapest car,Nano.He has named his stylish version as Hot Nano,that boasts of supplemented grills,wide tyres,bumper-side panels and air intake filters.
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Women in Bangalore learn martial arts for self-defence
Bangalore, December 07 (ANI): With rising educational level more and more women are becoming aware of their rights and are learning the importance of self-defense. Women in Bangalore have come out of their houses to learn martial arts to protect themselves. During their training, under the watchful eyes of a martial arts trainer, the girls are learning latest methods on resisting people who may block them.
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Canada discard Sikh groups like one panth
Punjab,December 07:Punjab is one of the most peaceful and prosperous states of India.But at times there are people who live overseas and call themselves Khalistanis who try to stir separatist sentiments.Located in Canada,they run outfits such as One Panth that lead the youth astray.They groom and indoctrinate them with their ideology of an independent Sikh state.Experts believe that the approach is similar to the creation of the `Brown Shirts in Nazi Germany.
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Manu Mamta showcase their collection Bollywood Diva
New Delhi,December 07(ANI): Top models sashayed on the ramp in New Delhi on Sunday showcasing exquisite bridal collections that recreated the magic of 40s-90s era of Bollywood. Celebrating Vivaha presented its fashion show,Bridal Ecstasy as a prelude to forthcoming Asia's most luxurious wedding exhibition, Vivaha 2009, to be held in the capital from December 9 to 11.
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Priyanka,Uday talk about their film Pyar impossible
Mumbai, December 09 (ANI): If the latest Bollywood potboilers are to be believed,then imperfection seems to be the perfect mantra to get the cash registers on a roll,After the superhit Ajab Prem Ki Gazab Khanai,that revolved around the life of a simpleton played by Ranbir Kapoor,the next to join the league is Yash Raj's Pyar Impossible.Starring Uday Chopra and Priyanka chopra,the film is about a nerdy geek who is in search for his love.
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Beni reluctant to apologise to Vajpayee
New Delhi, December 09(ANI): The stand of Beni Prasad Verma, a lawmaker of Congress party, on seeking an apology over his derogatory remarks against BJP leaders remained ambivalent on Wednesday despite Prime Minister apologising on his behalf. Verma used an un-parliamentary language against former Prime Minister and senior leader Bharatiya Janata Party Atal Bihari Vajpayee, in the parliament on Tuesday during the debate on Liberhan Commission report on Babri mosque demolition.
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Madrasa in UP,brings different communities together
Muzaffarnagar,December 14(ANI): Madrasa is an Arabic word, which refers to an educational institution.Offering Islamic studies and other additional courses in English and science, Madrasas are usually associated with Muslims.But the Jamia Barkatul Uloom madrasa located in Panjith a tiny hamlet near the city of Muzaffarnagar in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh is different.The students at this Madrasa are not just Muslims but also Hindus.
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IAF plans to rope in aerial vehicles to watch Maoist infested areas
Kolkata,December 15 (ANI):Air Marshal S.K. Bhan,Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief,Eastern Air Command,while addressing a news conference in Kolkata announced on Tuesday that Indian Air Force is planning to rope in unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to conduct surveillance in Maoist infested areas of the country.According to Bhan,the vehicles would prove to be beneficial to track down the rebels.
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Deepika Padukone launches Kingfisher calendar 2010
Mumbai,December 22 (ANI):It was a bright Sunday for UB group chairman Vijay Mallya, photographer Atul Kasbekar,a bunch of hot models and yes,Deepika Padukone.The actress headlined the unveiling of the Kingfisher swimsuit calendar 2010.Known for exotic locales, some of the top models from around the world and photography,Kingfisher calendars claim to be amongst the best in the world. And the case is no different this time as well.
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BJP dissatisfied at India's stand at Copenhagen climate meet
Patna, December 25 (ANI): Addressing a press conference in the city of Patna in Bihar on Thursday, Murli Manohar Joshi, senior leader of India's main opposition party, Bharatiya Janata Party, voiced his party's displeasure over the country's representation in the recent global meet at Copenhagen on Climate Change and said there are several issues which had been eclipsed.
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Sudarshan Patnaik creates over 100 sand images of Santa
Puri /Bangalore,December 25(ANI): Sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik created over 100 colourful images of Santa Claus on a beach in Orissa's Puri town on Thursday.The sand replicas created by Patnaik,with the help of students from his art institute,bear messages on the threat the world is facing from climate change and global warming.The messages include 'Save your earth from global warming' and 'Go for green'. Patnaik has won several awards at festivals and competitions.He has also figured in the Limca Book of Records in the 2006,2007,2008 and 2009 editions for his work.
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